Consulting and design
for bicycle friendly cities


FietsMeister is a consulting studio for cities in transition to a better cycling climate

The team

FietsMeister consists of the Rotterdam based consultant Benjamin Schaipp and his Dutch / German network of consultants, urban and traffic designers, transition specialists and engineers


Benjamin (Augsburg 1979) studied and worked in Hamburg and Berlin and has worked on cycling improvement in and around the Nederlands for 16 Years:

  • Founder / consultant at FietsMeister since 2024
  • Expert at Dutch Cycling Embassy since 2024
  • Sr. officer/consultant for cycling infrastructure at the city of Rotterdam 2018-2023, 2008-2010
  • Cycling officer and author of the cycling policy/program at the city of Leiden 2011-2016
  • Sr. consultant sustainable mobility and cycling policy for several European cities/regions at TRIDÉ Rotterdam/Antwerp 2016-2020
  • Urban designer/planner at GRUPPE PLANWERK Berlin 2002-2007
  • More on Linkedin

The name

“Fiets” (Dutch ~ bicycle) stands for the experience in Dutch cycling infrastructure and -planning.

“Meister” (German ~ specialist) stands for the knowledge of European cities, urban and traffic design and planning

Talk to us

We are ready to support your city’s transition,
from a small design contribution to a complex transition plan